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Source: Fox News

These are the best jobs for 2019: Report

09-Jan-2019

Jobs are then scored using seven component measures: 10-year growth volume, 10-year growth percentage, median salary, employment rate, future job prospects, stress level and work-life balance.

The report looks at the best jobs across 15 categories – from best-paying jobs to sectors such as business and technology – to help job seekers at every level achieve their career goals. The rankings take into account the most important aspects of a job, including growth potential, work-life balance and salary.

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Source: The Guradian

The sexism in surgery is shocking – from 'banter' to discrimination

09-Jan-2019

Yet within general surgery female trainees are still encouraged into subspecialities such as breast surgery rather than areas such as colorectal, transplant and trauma surgery which are often considered more demanding.

These aren’t challenges that are unique to surgery – or to women, with more men taking longer paternity leave – yet the stigma seems more entrenched in surgery than other specialities.

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Source: Common Domain

Logistics Report: Warehousing’s AI Surge; Buying the Last Mile; Supply Chain Disconnnect

Thursday 10:49 GMT

More retailers and logistics providers are testing robots that use artificial intelligence to speed up activities in warehouses, the WSJ’s Logistics Report’s Jennifer Smith writes, in hopes that machine learning can help match e-commerce's blistering growth pace.

The technologies being rolled out at companies like Rakuten Super Logistics and XPO Logistics Inc. can slash steps workers take and analyze past orders to determine where best to place high-volume goods.

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Source: DW

Surge in German arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Turkey

Friday 17:16 GMT

Germany's Economic Affairs Ministry disclosed Thursday that German firms sent 160 million euros ($184 million) worth of arms to Saudi Arabia last year.

And, German weapons exports to Turkey - mostly naval items - more than tripled last year to 202 million euros, up on 62 million euros in 2017, said the German ministry in its reply to parliament. Erdogan is under international scrutiny over his intention to dislodge Kurdish rebel groups in neighboring war-torn Syria.

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Source: DW

Australian Open: Andy Murray conjours up magic in first round loss

Monday 19:05 GMT

Second-seed Angelique Kerber cruised into the Australian Open second round beating Polona Hercog 6-2, 6-2, a straight sets win that underlined her title credentials.

With Andy Murray opening up on the extent of his long-term hip injury last week, it was an emotionally charged match even before the first serve was taken. While it didn’t produce a fairy-tale ending in a 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-1 loss, Murray stayed true to himself in fitting fashion.

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Source: Common Domain

The Morning Ledger: Earnings Won't Be As Good As Forecast, U.S. Firms Warn

Tuesday 09:54 GMT

Finance executives at the U.S.’s biggest public companies are warning that their earnings may not be as strong as they hoped this year, as dimmer expectations for global growth and disappointing holiday sales cloud the outlook, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Riding high: In contrast, the earnings growth of small private firms improved in the fourth quarter even as larger U.S. companies signaled a dimmer outlook for that period.

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Source: Common Domain

Lululemon Stock Surges 9% Because People Still Love Its Yoga Pants

Tuesday 18:11 GMT

With the athleisure trend showing no signs of fading, people are wearing their workout and yoga gear to more places, and that is good news for Lululemon stock.

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Source: Reuters

Explainer: The insurgents plunging Myanmar's Rakhine back into chaos

Today 07:00 GMT

Myanmar’s government says it has ordered the military to “crush” rebels in the western state of Rakhine, following raids by insurgents that killed 13 police officers earlier this month.

The United Nations says fighting between the Myanmar military and Arakan Army, which recruits from among the mainly Buddhist Rakhine ethnic group, has forced about 5,000 people from their homes in the state in the past month.


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